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Cheap Car Rentals in Nelson, New Zealand

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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Nelson?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Nelson, New Zealand and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 15 July 2024.

January

S$ 96

February

S$ 85

March

S$ 81

April

S$ 59

May

S$ 49

June

S$ 52

July

S$ 56

August

S$ 56

September

S$ 46

October

S$ 64

November

S$ 72

December

S$ 101

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Nelson is September. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Nelson, New Zealand

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Nelson, New Zealand to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 15 July 2024.

Small cars

S$ 30 - S$ 157

All Car Types

S$ 28 - S$ 173

To hire a small car in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of S$ 44/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Nelson, New Zealand (~S$ 30/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 157/day). In fact, June is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nelson, hiring a small car saves you 30% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of S$ 48/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Nelson, New Zealand (~S$ 38/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~S$ 173/day). In fact, June is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nelson, hiring a SUV saves you 21% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Nelson, New Zealand

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Nelson, New Zealand known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Nelson, New Zealand. Reviews were last updated on 15 July 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Nelson area such as Avis, Europcar and Hertz. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Avis

10.0
Wonderful
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Europcar

10.0
Wonderful
3 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Hertz

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Alamo

1 location

Thrifty

2 locations

Apex

8.0
Very Good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

10.0

Budget

8.0
Very Good
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

9.0

Firefly

6.4
Okay
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

8.0

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Nelson, New Zealand, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 15 July 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Nelson?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Hertz (10.0 rating) and Europcar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Nelson.

  • What are petrol prices like in Nelson?

    The average price of petrol in Nelson is S$ 2.31/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 104 and S$ 150 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Nelson for a week from Apex?

    Apex is one of the top picks in Nelson. They can have you in a hire car for about S$ 372 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Nelson for the best price?

    Generally, for a better deal in Nelson it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 66%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 64 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Nelson?

    Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Nelson check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

  • What car do most people hire in Nelson?

    The most popular car to hire while in Nelson is the Toyota Corolla, which is a Compact vehicle.

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